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Emotions in environmental responsibility work - what are they and how can they be managed?

18.3.2020 11:20

Ten years ago, almost all the literature on emotions in organizational contexts began with the notion that rationality plays an over-emphasized role in organizational research, and there is not enough......

Promoting circular economy requires cross-silo collaboration

18.3.2020 11:06

The circular economy is seen in Finland as one of the ways to respond to the challenges posed by the current climate crisis. Ministries, companies and other organizations are committed to promoting......

Regulatory barriers and solutions for business models in circular economy

18.3.2020 11:04

In the CICAT2025 research consortium, the Department of Law at the University of Eastern Finland is studying regulatory guidance that could accelerate sustainable business operations in circular......

Is circular economy the new black?

18.3.2020 11:00

The Master's Thesis of Sini-Tuulia Suokas, University of Eastern Finland, focuses on the identification of business opportunities in circular economy as a research context for construction of wooden......

Theorizing in the qualitative study of mergers & acquisitions

17.3.2020 14:51

Theorizing is an essential part of academic work and publishing. Yet, too little is known on how academics theorize. This paper focuses on theorizing in the study of mergers and acquisitions......

Smart City District as a Living Lab Platform in Sustainability Transition

17.3.2020 14:46

This study examines the impact of living labs in the creation process of a sustainable city district and puts emphasis on the urban governance and the activities of public and private actors.It was......

Circular economy center: a concept for sustainable innovative constitutions

17.3.2020 14:38

Circular economy requires new business models that per se involve multiple actors. However, examination of these constitutions in the scientific literature is by so far dispersed and there does not......

Circular Economy Center: Creating a General Concept for Circular Economy Constitutions

17.3.2020 14:30

In the thesis, a general concept for circular economy constitutions is created. The results of this study consist of the circular economy center definition, the categorization framework for centers......

How B2B suppliers articulate customer value propositions in the circular economy?

17.3.2020 14:24

We identified customer value proposition types that B2B firms with circular economy business models articulate based on certain value creation logics. The results help firms identify what kind of......

Enabling Circular Economy with Software: A Multi-level Approach to Benefits, Requirements and Barriers

17.3.2020 14:05

Through a review of academic literature, we identified benefits, requirements, and barriers for using digital solutions in enabling circular economy. We found that digitalization is driving circular......